CRUISE

05/10/2017

Saigontourist Holding Company has launched 5 new canoes and 7 new river tours to explore the routes in Ho Chi Minh City and surrounding areas. These products are operated by Binh Quoi Tourist Village and Saigontourist Travel Service Company of Saigontourist Holding Company.

 

1. Sunset Cruise with dinner

Code: SIB-1

Evening: From Friday to Sunday and National Holidays

Start: 16:00 return around 20:00

Validity: Oct. 1, 2017 – Dec. 31, 2017

Introduction

A sunset cruise on the Saigon River with fresh gentle breeze and pastoral scenery will bring you to the Binh Quoi Tourist Village – an ideal relaxing place with natural scenery. The tourist village is set on lush garden-like grounds with lawns, coconut trees, creeks, and thatched collages, presenting a view of bygone days in Mekong Delta region. Enjoy an elaborately Vietnamese buffet dinner with southern delicacies while enjoying some folk games as well. A unique vibrant city-view at night from the middle of Saigon River on the way back to downtown will make your short escape fully enjoyable.

Highlights

·      Sunset cruise along Saigon River

·      Fully indulge in the lush scenery of Binh Quoi Tourist Village

·      Enjoy buffet dinner in a Mekong Delta style

Note: Due to the tide, the itinerary is subject to change without prior notice

Price:   VND 750,000 per person.  

* Children from 3 - 10 years old: VND 560.000 per child.

* Children under 3 years: Free

Tour services include air-con transfer, boat ride, buffet dinner & admission

Cancellation Charge:

·      After booking: 10% of the tour fare

·      Within 24 hours prior to the departure: 40% of the tour fare

·      Within 4 hours prior to the departure or no show: full charge

For further information, please contact Sales Office : 0909.284.554 / 0938.639.665

 

2. Cu Chi Tunnels

Code: SIB-2

Morning : Daily departure.

Start: 7:00 return around 14:00

Validity: Oct. 1, 2017 – Dec. 31, 2017

Introduction

An early departure will help to get to Cu Chi in certain hour before other tourists come. Our guide will introduce life along the banks of the Saigon River as the boat gracefully slips through knots of floating water hyacinths. After a short documentary on Cu Chi in the past, you will know more about the history of Cu Chi with the traps, the bunkers, the weapon caches, the secret entrance, the non-smoke kitchen, the underground hospitals, etc. You also can experience a short, exciting trip through this labyrinth of interlaced tunnels. Lunch by the riverside local restaurant will make the trip fulfilled.

Highlights

·      Cruise along Saigon Rivers crossing many famous spots such as Binh Loi Bridge, Lai Thieu Ceramics Market, Ben Cat Cross,…

·      Watch a short documentary on Cu Chi in the past

·      Pay a visit inside the tunnels and try some rifle shooting (optional with surcharge)

·      Enjoy light lunch at local restaurant

Note: Due to the tide, the itinerary is subject to change without prior notice

Price:   VND 1,899,000 per person.  

* Children from 3 - 10 years old: VND 1,424,000 per child.

* Children under 3 years: Free

Tour services include air-con transfer, English-speaking guide, boat ride, lunch, entrance fee, drinking water on boat & admission

Cancellation Charge:

·      After booking: 10% of the tour fare

·      Within 24 hours prior to the departure: 40% of the tour fare

·      Within 4 hours prior to the departure or no show: full chargeFor further information, please contact Sales Office : 0909.284.554 / 0938.639.665

 

3. Cu Chi Tunnels & Thu Dau Mot City (Binh Duong)

Code: SIB-3

Full day: From Thursday To Saturday

Start: 7:00 return around 15:50

Validity: Oct. 1, 2017 – Dec. 31, 2017

Introduction

Shaping a mini triangle in North and Northwest of Ho Chi Minh City, Thu Dau Mot & Ben Dinh has their own stories of beauties and reputations. About an-hour-scenic cruise from Saigon downtown, Thu Dau Mot (pronounced Tou Yau Mot) - the capital of Binh Duong Province - is distinguished from afar by its beautiful green hillock. Walking around to visit an ancient Vietnamese house, Lady Hau Temple, Phu Cuong church should not be missing. The dramatic turn to the other side of Saigon River will let you jump into a historic system of Cu Chi tunnels. You will come back to the war time by a soft walk through the jungle to visit the traps, the secret entrance, the bunkers, the underground hideouts and more. Let’s fulfill your day with tons of fun.

Highlights

·      Cruise along Saigon River to visit 2 areas: Binh Duong and Cu Chi

·      Visit the historic site with the outstanding unique remnant of Vietnam War

·      Visiting a KOI fish farm

Note: Due to the tide, the itinerary is subject to change without prior notice.

Price:   VND 2,099,000 per person.  

* Children from 3 - 10 years old: VND 1,580,000 per child.

* Children under 3 years: Free

Tour services include air-con transfer, English-speaking guide, boat ride, lunch, entrance fee, drinking water on boat & admission

Cancellation Charge:

·      After booking: 10% of the tour fare

·      Within 24 hours prior to the departure: 40% of the tour fare

·      Within 4 hours prior to the departure or no show: full charge

For further information, please contact Sales Office : 0909.284.554 / 0938.639.665

 

4. Binh Duong Discovery

Code: SIB-4

Full day: From Friday To Sunday

Start: 7:00 return around 15:30

Validity: Oct. 1, 2017 – Dec. 31, 2017

Introduction

Binh Duong is a newly-developed Province next to Ho Chi Minh City. With many famous industrial parks such as Vietnam-Singapore Industrial Park (VSIP), Binh Duong now offers many great opportunities for business investment. This discovery tour will give a you a view of the old time and the modern life of Binh Duong. That’s visits to a riverside market, an ancient typical Vietnamese house, an temple of Lady Hau – a Sea Goddess,.. ,which are still well reserved next to the high-rise buildings. A stop at Ca Koi Hai Thanh Farm will be your next astonishment. You will have a chance to know about Koi fish life circle and about the production process for this high-value fish.  Lunch of country cooking recipes will add more excitement to your journey.

Highlights

·      Cruise  below many re-known spots: Kinh bridge of Thanh Da, Red Bridge of Binh Loi

·      Explore Thu Dau Mot City: Phu Cuong church, Lady Hau Temple etc.

·      Indulge in Ca Koi Hai Thanh Farm

·      Lunch with local dishes at local restaurant

Note: Due to the tide, the itinerary is subject to change without prior notice

Price:   VND 1,660,000 per person  

* Children from 3 - 10 years old: VND 1,245,000 per child

* Children under 3 years: Free

Tour services include air-con transfer, English-speaking guide, boat ride, lunch, entrance fee, drinking water on boat & admission

Cancellation Charge:

·      After booking: 10% of the tour fare

·      Within 24 hours prior to the departure: 40% of the tour fare

·      Within 4 hours prior to the departure or no show: full charge

For further information, please contact Sales Office : 0909.284.554 / 0938.639.665

 

5. Long Phuoc Garden-House Area

Code: SIB-5

Half day: Daily departure, except Monday.

Start: 8:00 return around 16:00

Validity: Oct. 1, 2017 – Dec. 31, 2017

Introduction

Depart from Bach Dang Wharf for a scenic cruise by speedboat along the Saigon River to the lower section of Dong Nai River, passing Saigon Port, Den Do Crossing, Cat Lai port, Coconut islet, Nhon Trach Golf course. On arrival at Long Phuoc ward, a miniature of Mekong Delta, you will visit a local garden house, where you can explore the pastoral life and enjoy seasonal fruit. Then visit Buu Long Pagoda and Sy Hoang’s Ao Dai Museum – Vietnamese traditional dress museum – where you can learn about the past and the present of ao dai.  Lunch of country delicacies by the river will make you more relaxing

Highlights

·      Enjoy the cruise along Saigon river and Dong Nai river

·      Try tropical fruit at a garden house in Long Phuoc Ward

·      Visit Buu Long Pagoda – a miniature of Wat Traimit in Thailand

·      Visit Sy Hoang Ao Dai Museum

·      Lunch with Mekong Delta’s specialty

Note: Due to the tide, the itinerary is subject to change without prior notice

Price:   VND 1,520,000 per person.  

* Children from 3 - 10 years old: VND 1,140,000 per child

* Children under 3 years: Free

Tour services inclusive: air-con transfer, English-speaking guide, boat ride, lunch, entrance fee, drinking water & admission

Cancellation Charge:

·      After booking: 10% of the tour fare

·      Within 24 hours prior to the departure: 40% of the tour fare

·      Within 4 hours prior to the departure or no show: full charge

For further information, please contact Sales Office : 0909.284.554 / 0938.639.665

 

6. Vam Sat – Can Gio Biosphere Reserve

Code: SIB-6

Full day: Departure on Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Start: 7:00 return around 16:00

Validity: Oct. 1, 2017 – Dec. 31, 2017

Introduction

Being the heart of the first mangrove biosphere reserve in Vietnam by UNESCO in 2000, Vam Sat Mangrove Forest is definitely worth one and half hour boat cruise from Ho Chi Minh City. Covering an area of 75,740ha, this area is a lively world of diverse flora and fauna which has inspired biologists and nature livers alike. The tour offers you opportunities to explore the mysteries of the tidal swampy ecosystem, a short hike through the mangrove forest, a sampan ride in Bat Sanctuary and more. Lunch with local specialties is also included.

Highlights

·      Enjoy a boat cruise to visit Vam Sat

·      Visit Bat Sanctuary (Dam Doi) and bird viewing tower

·      Indulge in a fresh green environment with many activities like fishing or slashing ditch (optional)

·      Feast on local Vietnamese cuisine

Note: Due to the tide, the itinerary is subject to change without prior notice

Price:   VND 2,145,000 per person.  

* Children from 3 - 10 years old: VND 1.610.000 per child.

* Children under 3 years: Free

Tour services inclusive: air-con transfer, English-speaking guide, boat ride, lunch, entrance fee, drinking water on boat & admission

Cancellation Charge:

·      After booking: 10% of the tour fare

·      Within 24 hours prior to the departure: 40% of the tour fare

·      Within 4 hours prior to the departure or no show: full charge

For further information, please contact Sales Office : 0909.284.554 / 0938.639.665

 

7. Can Thanh – Can Gio Biosphere Reserve

Code: SIB-7

Full day: From Friday To Sunday

Start: 7:00 return around 16:40

Validity: Oct. 1, 2017 – Dec. 31, 2017

Introduction

This trip is such an ideal for those who love abandon themselves into pristine nature. Today, this UNESCO-recognized swampy mangrove forest is home to hundreds of monkeys, bats, and many rare species. The tour offers you a chance to learn about the important wildlife sanctuary in Vietnam by its wetland bio system with mainly mangrove and by its daily life with friendly locals.  The river-run will show you how to feed oyster in diving cages, how to build caves for salagane,… So, just enjoy like a real ecologist!

Highlights

·      Cruise along Saigon River toward the sea, crossing Nha Be River, Long Tau River

·      Visit Can Thanh port, Dong Hoa Fishing Port, Local market, Whale Shrine

·      Try or shop: oyster, salagane products ( optional)

·      Feast on local Vietnamese cuisine

Note: Due to the tide, the itinerary is subject to change without prior notice

Price:   VND 2,039,000 per person  

* Children from 3-10 years old: vVND 1,530,000 per child

* Children under 3 years: Free

Tour services inclusive: air-con transfer, English-speaking guide, boat ride, lunch, entrance fee, drinking water on boat & admission, VAT

Cancellation Charge:

·      After booking: 10% of the tour fare

·      Within 24 hours prior to the departure: 40% of the tour fare

·      Within 4 hours prior to the departure or no show: full charge

For further information, please contact Sales Office : 0909.284.554 / 0938.639.665

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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